IAMGOLD Announces Launch of $500 Million Senior Notes Offering
Freitag, 03.03.2017 12:55 von PR Newswire
TORONTO, March 3, 2017
All monetary amounts are expressed in U.S. dollars, unless otherwise indicated.
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TORONTO, March 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - IAMGOLD Corporation ("IAMGOLD" or the "Company") today announced that it has commenced an offering of $500 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2025 (the "Notes"). IAMGOLD intends to use the net proceeds from the offering of the Notes, together with cash on hand, to fund the redemption of its outstanding 6.75% Senior Notes due 2020 (the "Existing Notes").
Pursuant to the terms of the indenture governing the Existing Notes, IAMGOLD will issue a conditional notice of redemption to redeem all of the outstanding Existing Notes, which redemption will be conditional upon the successful completion of the offering of the Notes.
The Notes have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"), or the securities laws of any state and may not be offered or sold absent registration under the Securities Act or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements thereof. The Notes will be offered and sold in the United States only to qualified institutional buyers in accordance with Rule 144A under the Securities Act and outside the United States in reliance on Regulation S under the Securities Act. The Notes will be offered and sold in Canada on a private placement basis pursuant to certain exemptions from applicable Canadian securities laws.
This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction or an exemption therefrom. This news release does not constitute an offer to purchase the Existing Notes. This news release contains information about pending transactions, and there can be no assurance that these transactions will be completed.